Weekend Wine Review Chateau Mongravy Margaux 2014

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 Actually we had a french wine on Saturday too but it was a Chablis, I chose this wine to review as we had it yesterday in celebration of the French winning the world cup yesterday. This was a very good wine but I think it will be better in 2 or 3 years as it was a little tight even with decanting and letting it breathe.  The has a very deep dark purple color, it is very intense with toasty taste with deep blackberries and tart dark raspberries, a hint of green in it. The finish is very long on the mouth, the aromas are very rich and dark deep fruit. It paired well with our weekly steak, salad and sweet potatoes.

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Comments (19)

Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert  i was glad to hear they won as I knew the French were your choice to win .Will keep this wine in mind

Happy Monday

Jul 16, 2018 12:28 PM
Curtis Van Carter
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire

Hi

I didn't see the match yesterday and had to Google the results a short while ago. I truly thought Croatia would beat France. Who knows, maybe the game with England did them in. cheers cvc

Jul 16, 2018 02:41 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good evening Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert ,

Thanks for the wine suggestions and what you thought of it. I too thought Croatia would beat France but one never knows! There was definitely celebrating going on in France!

Jul 16, 2018 05:24 PM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Love reading wine reviews.  I tend to stick with things I know and not venture too far from that without inside knowledge.  Thanks for sharing yours.

Jul 16, 2018 06:01 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for sharing this suggestion.

Have an outstanding week.

Jul 17, 2018 04:54 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Yolanda.  Thanks for reviewing this Chateau Mongravy Margaux 2014.  

Jul 17, 2018 05:40 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Yolanda... sounds like a wonderful selection (too bad I don't drink wine anymore! Use to love my French wines.)

Jul 17, 2018 06:05 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Any wine that you like is a signal to me that I might like it, as I know you have very good taste in wine!

Jul 17, 2018 10:52 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Yolanda, sounds like a perfect wine to celebrate the French victory!  

Jul 18, 2018 04:57 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Yolanda this is a wine I would not open yet, just my two cents maybe a couple years or more down the road, Margaux's usually need to sit 6-10 years before you touch them otherwise they will be a bit rough:)Endre

Jul 20, 2018 10:01 PM
Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX

Endre Barath, Jr. You are right we did let it breathe it was still tight but that was the only French wine we had besides champagne and was not in the mood for that!

Jul 22, 2018 11:31 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Yolanda, love your wine reviews, and always see a new wine I have not seen before! 

Jul 26, 2018 07:15 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I am unfamiliar with that one, Yolanda but I trust you and love your very detailed descriptions.

Jul 28, 2018 10:12 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Morning Yolanda, are you traveling?  Miss your posts, and your thoughts! 

Aug 06, 2018 06:56 AM
ba`B Ratliff
Robert Ratliff Realty - San Antonio, TX
"Sold with Bob"

Howdy Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert and Robert Bob Gilbert we miss seeing you in the RAIN. I can't talk since I've been absent time to time. Hope you two are well and living life. God bless you.

Oct 13, 2018 02:27 AM
Curtis Van Carter
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire

Yolanda

Just wanted to stop by and wish you a great 2019, cheers cvc

Jan 10, 2019 04:57 AM
Curtis Van Carter
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire

Hi

I see you and I presume Bob have been away from AR for quite some while. I hope all is well and truly wish you the best 2020, cheers cvc

Jan 01, 2020 02:59 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Yolanda hope you guys are well and prospering miss our interaction on this platform, Endre

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